Every house has that area where they collect school work, bills, and random tasks that help keep a family organized. This space is even more chaotic if you, like me, work from home!
Here are some Genius Mom-Office Ideas to help you organize your office space, and your lives.
Home Office Inspiration
Organize those cords with TP tubes and washi tape you can color coordinate and label the sections to help you remember which cord goes to which device.
You don’t need to break the bank inorder to get an organized and clean house! Check out how this blogger updated her office with scrapbook paper, spray paint and tape. Love how tidy it looks!
I bet you never thought of using a rubber band like this before – you can bind a set of pages into a book with this nifty hack!
A collection of nesting boxes will help rescue and organize even the most disasterous of junk drawers! And they look cute!
How to Organize a Home Office
Are your files chaotic? Maybe you are keeping them too long, or holding onto the wrong things! Simply Fabulous has a great list of office tips and ideas to help you prioritize what is important to keep or toss.
Create a command center near your desk. Often mom’s desk is the catchall place for all things paper and schedule related for the whole family. Take the stress off and create a “zone” for your kids stuff near your desk.
Are you a notebook hog? I have three notebooks and you will rarely see me with out my journals and planners. Create a pen kozzy to help you keep track of your page and writing tool.
Make your own pocketed travel notebook to keep all those loose notes and business cards in one place.
Do you have a flexible office? And need some flexible storage? This is perfect for folks who are setting up a mini-brainstorming session at a coffee house, or who need something portable. Watch how you can make a paper accordion office supply station.
Don’t have space for a full out office? You can make an “office zone” in your kichen. Add a charging station for all your devices at the back of the drawer.
White boards are super handy. You can create lists or remiders, and when your are done, cross them off! Every family needs one on the desk and another near the front door! You can make a white board from picture frames.
Make super cute DIY drawer dividers out of cereal boxes! Brilliant, right?
DIY Home Office Ideas
Need extra space on your desk? How about making some clip-on baskets to add some extra storage.
Help keep wires that you don’t need access to regularly, tidy. Add a pocket behind your desktop monitor. Put the wires there when you aren’t using them.
Strap a power strip to the leg of your desk to minimize the number of wires trailing across the floor.
Transform a chest into a mini-office. Complete with a file cabinet, corkboard note section and boxes with office supplies.
Make your decor work for you! Paint a wall in your office with black chalkboard paint. You can brainstorm, keep track of dates and keep important info – all in view.
Looking for more organization ideas??
Don’t stop in your home office! If your house is like ours, keeping a home organized is a process that encompasses the whole house – from the top to the bottom! Here are more ideas to help you declutter and organize your whole home.